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"Paul Nahin's book is a delightful romp through the development of imaginary numbers."

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. How to Fall Slower Than Gravity: And Other Everyday (and Not So Everyday) Uses of Mathematics and Physical Reasoning, Transients for Electrical Engineers: Elementary Switched-Circuit Analysis in the Time and Laplace Transform Domains (with a touch of MATLAB®).

In addition, historical commentary is included throughout the book, to combat the misconception that the material in engineering textbooks was found engraved on Biblical stones, rather than painstakingly discovered by people of genius who often went down many wrong paths before finding the right one.

The preface contains seven more problems called “Challenge Problems” and there are four appendices, at the end, to complement the main text. Please try again. Sold by: Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited. In An Imaginary Tale, Paul Nahin tells the 2000-year-old history of one of mathematics' most elusive numbers, the square root of minus one, also known as i. 49 $24.95 $24.95. It hasn’t always been so.

Passa ai risultati principali della ricerca, Visualizza o modifica la cronologia di navigazione, Pubblicità definita in base agli interessi. Roaming through a diverse range of puzzles, he illustrates how physics shows us ways to wring more energy from renewable sources, to measure the gravity in our car garages, to figure out which of three light switches in the basement controls the light bulb in the attic, and much, much more.

Now with a gripping new preface on how the Enola Gay escaped the shock wave from the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, this book will appeal to anyone interested in the mathematics that underlie pursuit and evasion.Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions. Paul J. Nahin.